Skinny Salsa Ranch Dressing



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Lighten-up your favorite salad with this fantastic, salsa ranch dressing! It also makes a yummy sandwich spread or a dip for veggies and reduced-fat tortilla chips. Happily, each tablespoon has only 12 calories, 1 gram of fat, and 0 Weight Watchers SmartPoints. Two tablespoons has 1 SmartPoints.

Prep Time: 15 minutes


Ingredients

½ cup The BEST Skinny Ranch Dressing (3 ingredients) or store bought light ranch dressing

½ cup jared salsa, I like Pace Chunky Salsa (medium)

½ cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

1½ teaspoons taco seasoning,  see shopping tips for gluten-free brands


Instructions

1. In a large bowl, mix together, ranch dressing, salsa, yogurt and taco seasoning. Mix well.

2. This dressing will keep in the refrigerator for at least 1 week. Even longer, depending on the shelf life of the buttermilk in the ranch dressing.

Makes 1⅓ cups total (21 tablespoons)


Food Fact
Salsa usually contains a combination of tomatoes, chili peppers, onion, and spices.


Healthy Benefits
Salsa is low in calories and contains just 20 calories per ¼ cup. Salsa contains no unhealthy fats – in fact, no fats at all! It’s loaded with vitamins such as A and C and contains healthy spices.


Shopping Tips

I like Lawry’s taco seasoning. For gluten-free use their chicken taco seasonings or Mc Cormick’s chicken taco seasoning.


Weight Watchers SmartPoints 0 for 1 tablespoon
Weight Watchers SmartPoints 1 for 2 tablespoons
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 1
for 1 tablespoon

SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tablespoon
12 calories, 0.7g fat, 0g sat. fat, 0.6mg chol, 1g prot, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, 98mg sod, 1g sugar